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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 69-97.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Christopher Holmes Smith Duke University Press 2003 “I Don’t Like to Dream about Getting Paid” REPRESENTATIONS OF SOCIAL MOBILITY AND THE EMERGENCE OF THE HIP-HOP MOGUL During the...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 65-89.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Jigna Desai Duke University Press 2002 Homo on the Range MOBILE AND GLOBAL SEXUALITIES Precisely because culture in our postmodern era of what Frederic Jameson Jigna Desai...
Published: 01 December 2017
Figure 6 Beyond the curtain: policemen play with their mobile phones in a van parked directly outside the Ecuadorian embassy, 2014. Photograph by Michał Murawski Figure 6. Beyond the curtain: policemen play with their mobile phones in a van parked directly outside the Ecuadorian embassy, 2014 More
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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 1-10.
Published: 01 September 2010
... imagining “dislocation,” and argues that work on the Americas has been particularly fertile in developing it. The essays in the volume it presents (the introduction contends) both dramatize fragments of a contemporary world that seems more mobile and fluid than ever, and sink back deeply into place. They...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 75-93.
Published: 01 March 2008
... insights into how responses to the disease are situated within the landscape of neoliberal discourses and policies, revealing the fissures and inconsistencies of neoliberalism. As communities mobilize varied local, national, and international networks of support to reshape the fields of power, they draw on...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 51-76.
Published: 01 December 2008
... – rather than analytical – engagement with racialized-sexualized imagery. In place of normative readings of racialized pornography, this paper offers a new reading practice – racial iconography – which examines the ways that pornography mobilizes race in particular social moments, under particular...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 25-53.
Published: 01 June 2009
... opposition; on the other, Catia TVe, a nonprofessional UHF station based in west Caracas's barrios, mobilizes its urban constituency with some state financing. The essay examines the different forms of political citizenship that these stations offer and explores how they complicate popular liberal notions of...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 57-83.
Published: 01 June 2010
... analysis, the essay discusses other of Mambéty's films including Touki Bouki, La petite vendeuse de soleil , and Le franc , investigating particularly how issues of social mobility and stasis are developed across Mambéty's body of work. It also discusses Mambéty's work in light of works by Sembène...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (2 (131)): 69-90.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the jet age, civic mobilizations against airport noise revealed jurisdictional gaps between airspace and ground; noise, in providing the basis for airspace territory and property, produces the atmospheric as space. By the end of the 1960s the category of noise pollution was established as a legal and...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 17-40.
Published: 01 September 2017
... examine how artists and audiences themselves mobilize the mode. This is especially true for Global South, state socialist, and authoritarian contexts, where traditions of political engagement through art, practices of skirting censorship through aesthetic indirection, and demands for depictions of the...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 1-24.
Published: 01 December 2010
... power, often for interests of racial and class antagonism that exceeded the bounds of immigration enforcement—with severe consequences for Latino communities. By mobilizing a social imaginary predicated on the necessity of uprooting the undocumented, federal, state, and local officials committed...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 65-89.
Published: 01 December 2010
... network. This essay contends that, instead of instrumentally mobilizing networks to fight networks, the work of the critical imagination is better served by isolating the deep specificity of networks in their formal deployment across a number of discursive fields. To that end, the essay explores “network...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 127-149.
Published: 01 March 2011
... imagined transspecies torture scene within an emergent posthumanist utopianism among state and capital formations and critiques posthumanist discourses that celebrate the alterity of animal bodies as a signpost for an affirmative biopolitics. Arguing that animal life is too often mobilized by state and...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 151-176.
Published: 01 March 2011
... perception of “the other” (in the colonial case “the natives”) as “vermin being” turned colonialism, from the onset, into an exercise in pestilence and pest control work. The article examines African resistance against colonial settler rule between 1890 and 1980 as pestiferous mobility and the state response...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 67-97.
Published: 01 June 2011
... ID card since the establishment of Israel and suggests that modern-day ID cards in Palestine/Israel are physical and visible instruments of a widespread low-tech surveillance mechanism to control mobility and a principal means for discriminating, both positively and negatively, subjects' privileges...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 49-75.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Laura Harris What happened to “the motley crew,” the mobile, insurgent, creative social formation, crossing racial, gender and generational lines, that historians Peter Linebaugh and Marcus Rediker identify as a crucial counterforce within the consolidation of capitalism, imperialism, and the...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 109-127.
Published: 01 September 2014
... implementation of the American Mormon Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits training program and the Indonesian Muslim Ary Ginanjar’s Emotional and Spiritual Quotient leadership training program. The article focuses on the different ways in which religion is mobilized in each project of subjectification and the opposing...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 107-122.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Grace Kyungwon Hong This essay deals with representations of a global, mobile Asian capitalist class as a particularly twenty-first-century incarnation of Model Minority discourse to ask what historical and epistemological erasures are required for this particular version of Model Minority...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 51-84.
Published: 01 March 2019
... color and a vocal sound but also a mood and a music. Baldwin draws on hymns of black religion and the black church (“the fire next time,” “down at the cross”) to depict a contrapuntal relationship between the Christian-inflected civil rights movement and Black Muslim mobilization. Using apocalyptic...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (3): 73-92.
Published: 01 September 2019
... mobilization of presence and absence has been crucial to Israel’s colonization of Jerusalem and how they have been utilized in the service of the state’s drive for exclusive control over this symbolically potent city. This is done, principally, through a reading of the Palestinian house in Jerusalem in which...